The bearded skipper of the Annie id feared only God and ran his rum right under the noses of the Coast Guard. But the smelt of green money was too much for the boy he loved like a sonBy DAVID MacDONALD22 min
Her fame as the world’s first woman war correspondent is only part of the story of Kit of the Mail. She was also Dorothy Dix, Emily Post and Nellie Bly and more than a match for men when a scoop was in sightBy JOHN SANFORD19 min
To find out how Canada is matching similar countries in housing Maclean’s assigned a social economist to survey the achievements since the war of Canada, Great Britain, the United States, Sweden and Australia. And how did Canada rate? LastBy SIDNEY MARGOLIUS19 min
The hope of doing big things and meeting exciting people hundreds of girls to the civil service every year. But red tape, the frustration of routine work and Ottawa’s man shortage often bring disillusionment toBy ALAN PHILLIPS17 min
Everybody's heard wry stories of civil-service blimps squandering the taxpayer's money. But, if we must have Big Government, perhaps we're lucky so many outstanding men are prepared to try — in quadruplicate — to make it tickBy BLAIR FRASER16 min
WHEN I was a small boy in Toronto there was a big house up the street at which I used to gaze in awe. It belonged to a Dr. Moorehouse and, to my youthful eyes, he seemed rich and powerful. When he went along the street, carrying his satchel, it was as if Rockefeller or the Shah of Persia or even the Mayor of Toronto had passed our way.By Beverley Baxter11 min
BREAKING THE SOUND BARRIER: A topnotch British film centring on the jet-era pilots who fly faster than the speed of sound. The eerie poetry of its aviation sequences makes most other "air thrillers" seem like child's play. Not quite so impressive, but decently done nonetheless, is the human drama behind all this, centring around an iron-willed capitalist (Ralph Richardson) who values progress more highly than money.By CLYDE GILMOUR4 min
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